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Locations and Landscapes in Weird and Horror Fiction

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:54pm
Northeastern Modern Language Association (nemla)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Landscapes, scenery, architecture, and locations are integral to the study of horror in fiction-- and yet, one might point out that they rarely recieve as much emphasis or attention as monsters that live within them. This panel is for these forgotten landscapes of horror and "weird" fiction--a place to observe and recognize the importance or triteness of the haunted house trope, the mysterious ineffability of Lovecraftian underwater temples, or the aged spirituality of Dracula's castle. This panel seeks to turn the paradigm of antagonist-focused readings of texts on its head, and start understanding place and location itself as a tangible and critical piece in the inculcation of horror.

INCS 2022: Print-Manuscript Layers in the Nineteenth-Century Archive

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:54pm
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 1, 2021

Archival studies and print histories reveal surprising and complex interactions between manuscript and print in the nineteenth century, and justify continued attention to the manuscript sources that lay beneath the surface of some print, or to the annotations and revisions layered on top of others. The rich discourse surrounding these two mediums can help us scrutinize the competing terms that oftentimes frame them (that is, that print signifies professional, public, and masculine writing while manuscript signifies amateur, private, and feminine writing).

Germany and the African Diaspora

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:54pm
Northeast Modern Languages Association annual convention
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Why Germany? What relation does Germany, a country, have with the African continent? The relationship between African countries and Germany dates back to the seventeenth century, long before the Berlin conference of 1884 under Otto von Bismarck—itself a historical turning-point in German colonial politics. The meeting resulted in the scramble for and partition of Africa by European nations like France, Germany, Spain, Portugal, and Great Britain. The nineteenth-century saw an explosion of adventurous trading enterprises that pushed Bismarck to start a more official, state-supported form of colonialism and ultimately to the Berlin Conference.

NeMLA 2022 - Living Urban Ruins in Contemporary Latin American Literature, Film, and Media

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:54pm
Alexander Tough / University of Pittsburgh
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

The climate crisis, the economic crisis, the refugee crisis, and the COVID-19 pandemic has called to the forefront the experience of contemporary beings which forces us to re-evaluate the place of the human in the current world, calling into question the crisis of the universal mode of man and human exceptionalism. Such a displacement in how we think about the human experience also forces us to re-think the city as a whole and what it wants to forget, in particular urban ruins. Is it still beneficial to think of urban ruins as dead, as just relics of a bygone age of national development, or just as modern flops that merge with the surrounding urban fabric? Or are they alive?

NeMLA 2022- Forgotten Genocides

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:54pm
NeMLA
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

The tern Genocide was coined by Raphael Lemkin in 1944, in a context heavily influenced by the events of the Jewish Holocaust. The parameters of Genocide, and its legal consequences were gathered in the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide that recognizes that the following are factors that take place in a genocide:

-Killing members of the group

-Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group

-Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring physical destruction in whole or in part

-Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group

-Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group

The New Ray Bradbury Review first online issue

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:54pm
Dr Phil Nichols/Center for Ray Bradbury Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

The long-established New Ray Bradbury Review is seeking papers for its first online issue. As well as continuing to encourage new scholarship on any aspect of the works and life of American author Ray Bradbury (1920-2012), for this issue we also specifically invite articles on the topic of “the importance of literacy”. Submissions may connect Bradbury to this topic, or discuss the topic independently of Bradbury.

We welcome submissions from researchers, educators and creative practitioners in any relevant discipline. Here is a non-exhaustive list of possible subjects for articles, but we would welcome alternative approaches and suggestions:

International Bilingual Webinar on Tribal Lifestyle: Literature-Culture-Anthropology-Linguistics (IBWTL-2)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:54pm
International Bilingual Journal of Culture, Anthropology and Linguistics (IBJCAL), eISSN: 2582-4716
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, August 30, 2021

Call for Papers (CfP) to the আন্তর্জাতিক দ্বিভাষিক ওয়েবিনার আদিবাসী জীবনযাত্রা : সাহিত্য-সংস্কৃতি-নৃবিজ্ঞান-ভাষাবিজ্ঞান/ International Bilingual Webinar on Tribal Lifestyle: Literature-Culture-Anthropology-Linguistics (IBWTL-2)

Scholarly Paper Presentation Registration link:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe9-ZmECYPxIsO067_v89hMUyoCYRvY...

Senses in the City (Panel)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:54pm
Arianna Fognani
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Dear Colleagues,

please consider submitting an abstract to the following roundtable at the NeMLA's 53rd annual convention in Baltimore, MD (U.S.) from March 10 to 13, 2022.

FORMAT: Panel. 3-4 participants, reading a formal paper of 15-20 minutes (2500-3000 words) as set by the chair, followed by Q&A.

Dear Medieval Studies: Renegotiating the Citational Network (A Roundtable) - ICMS 2022 Kalamazoo, online

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:53pm
Sarah LaVoy / Lisa D. Camp
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

In Dear Science and Other Stories, Katherine McKittrick asks, "What if citations are suggestions for living differently?" (McKittrick 19). McKittrick's work, drawing on Sylvia Wynter, demonstrates the social investment of disciplinary citational networks in colonialist-imperialist, capitalist, heteropatriarchalizing, and racist logics. If we are to dismantle these logics and their effects in Medieval Studies, we must first renegotiate our citational networks.

Alfred Hitchcock

updated: 
Monday, September 27, 2021 - 11:00pm
Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

Call for Papers

[ALFRED HITCHCOCK]

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

 

43rdt Annual Conference, February 23-26, 2022

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Submissions open on August 1, 2021

Proposal submission deadline: October 31, 2021

 

Call for Journal Submission

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:44pm
Center for American Studies
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, May 30, 2022

                                                             China-US Journal of Humanities

                                                                          Call for Papers

Call for Contributions: Design in Chaos the New Beginning: Fashion, Style, Design, Brands & Consumer Culture

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Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:44pm
Intellect Books
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

In the past few years, we have seen a revision of historicism with events that include racial and social reckoning, the removal of perceived racially oppressive brands, body size inclusivity, unprecedented global pandemic loss of life, multiple global shutdowns, falsely contested elections, large scale falsehoods orchestrated through social media, and a general individualization of experience. New ways of living have emerged that include the wearing of face coverings, shopping online, curb and home delivery, new styles of clothing that are worn, more engagement with computers and social media, concerns of global warming, the race into outer-space, global vaccination, and governmental control.

Humanities, Volume 10, Issue 3 (September 2021) - Call for Contribution

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:44pm
Humanities
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 24, 2021

Humanities Open Acess

ISSN: 2076-0787

Volume 10, Issue 3 (September 2021)

Introduction

Humanities is an international, scholarly, peer-reviewed, open access journal for scholarly papers published quarterly online. 

Theology and Vampires

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:44pm
Madeline Potter (University of York)
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

Theology and Vampires

Bodies of Water in African American Fiction & Film

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:44pm
Ama S. Wattley, Sharon A. Lewis
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 1, 2021

We invite abstracts for a new book of original essays which explore the meaning and/or function of still or moving bodies of water -- lakes, rivers, the sea, gulfs, streams, ponds, canals -- in narratives by African Americans.

The Hidden in Performance, Visual, and Literary Culture Conference

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:44pm
AHRC-Midlands4Cities
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, September 11, 2021

Hello All,

I am a member of the organising committee for an upcoming free-to-attend interdisciplinary postgraduate conference entitled The Hidden in Performance, Visual, and Literary Culture (AKA: Hidden2021). The conference will take place on the 9th, 10th, and 11th of September 2021.

Registration is now open and will remain open throughout the conference.

Boccaccio and Petrarch in the Wake of Plague

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:44pm
Italians and Italianists at Kalamazoo, ICMS Kalamazoo
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Call for Papers
2022 International Congress of Medieval Studies (Kalamazoo)

May 9-14, 2022 – *online*

 

Panel Title: Boccaccio and Petrarch in the Wake of Plague

 

Contact: Alani Hicks-Bartlett, alani_hicks-bartlett@brown.edu

Principal Sponsoring Organization: Italians and Italianists at Kalamazoo

 

CONTEMPORARY CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON RABINDRANATH TAGORE

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:44pm
Upanayan Publications
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

CONTEMPORARY CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES

ON

RABINDRANATH TAGORE

ISBN  978-93-91-467-39-5

CALL FOR PAPERS

Research articles are invited to the anthology of essays titled Contemporary Critical Perspectives on Rabindranath Tagore. Artilces should focus on his creative life and works. The prospective authors shall focus on any of the following works, themes or on Tagore’s life as a pioneering artist, educator and social reformer:

1. Rabindranath Tagore: Religion and Philosophy
2. Tagore’s Poetry: Vision and Diction
3. Rabindranath Tagore’s Short stories

Victorians Institute Journal Call for Submissions

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:43pm
Victorians Institute Journal
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 1, 2021

The Victorians Institute Journal is pleased to announce its new partnership with Penn State University Press.  We welcome submissions that contribute to any aspect of Victorian and Edwardian literary and cultural studies.

To submit a manuscript, please visit http://www.editorialmanager.com/vij   

For all other queries, please contact the editors at vij@mtsu.edu

Mari Sandoz Scholar Award

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:43pm
Mari Sandoz Heritage Society
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, July 31, 2022

The Mari Sandoz Heritage Society encourages research on Mari Sandoz and her work by offering an annual research award of $1,000 for proposals that emphasize new insights on Sandoz or new approaches to her life and work. Topics to consider include: feminism; American Indian topics; environmental issues; activism. The award recipient will present the research at the Mari Sandoz Symposium at Chadron State College in Chadron, Nebraska, held annually during the fall. One award of $1,000 will be disbursed in two payments: An initial payment of $500 will be presented with award notification to the recipient and an announcement. The balance of $500 will be paid the following year when the research is completed and presented at the symposium.

American Literature

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:43pm
Popular Culture Association
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, November 15, 2021

Popular Culture Association Call for Papers: American Literature

The American Literature Area of the Popular Culture Association/American Literature Association invites submissions for our National Conference in Seattle.

Call for Papers

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:43pm
Mmi Journals
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

The journal of arts and social sciences has open call for papers. Publication of the August Issue of Volume 4 of the journal is ongoing. 

Important information about the journal can be found in its homepage. Though relatively new, the journal has been publishing scopus 5 articles minimum per year requirement and above since its launch in 2018. Most of the authors are eminent scholars in the disciplines of arts and social science.

ACLA 2022 Panel: Rethinking Diaspora: Travel, Transnationalism, and Self-Writing

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:41pm
ACLA 2022 Panel:
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, October 31, 2021

Rethinking Diaspora: 

Travel, Transnationalism, and Self-Writing 

 

"It may be that writers in my position, exiles, or emigrants or expatriates, are haunted by some sense of loss, some urge to reclaim, to look back, even at the risk of being mutilated into pillars of salt. But if we do look back, we must do in the knowledge - which gives rise to profound uncertainties- that our physical alienation from India almost inevitably means that we will not be capable of reclaiming precisely the thing that was lost, that we will, in short, create fictions, not actual cities or villages, but invisible ones, imaginary homelands, Indias of the mind." 

― Salman Rushdie

Teaching the Global Eighteenth Century (Roundtable at ASECS Annual Conference, March 31-April 2, 2022, Baltimore, MD)

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:41pm
Geremy Carnes, Lindenwood University
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, September 17, 2021

For this roundtable, we seek presentations on any aspect of teaching the eighteenth-century
within a global context. Presentations might focus on strategies for teaching transcultural and
transnational encounters; travel, trade, or colonialism; eighteenth-century world literatures; or
any text or set of texts—written, oral, visual, aural, or material—that “globalize” students’
engagement with the eighteenth century. We welcome presentations that offer strategies for
teaching subject matter that exposes, interrogates, unsettles, decenters, or displaces a Eurocentric
worldview.

Call for Papers (Edited Collection): Teaching with Fairy Tales

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 2:08pm
Heather Powers
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, October 15, 2021

Call for Papers (Edited Collection): Teaching with Fairy Tales

 

Teaching with Fairy Tales is a collection of essays that discuss the many ways to use fairy tales and folklore in classrooms at all levels. We are soliciting contributions of chapters focusing on classroom uses for fairy tales and/or folklore in any field. While lessons for any level of education are welcome, activities that can be adapted to more than one age group are preferred. 

Essays should be 6,000-8,000 words, MLA format. Priority will be given to submissions that have not been published elsewhere.

This peer-reviewed, edited collection will be published by McFarland (expected publication 2023). 

Upcoming Deadline--Rethinking Modern Irish Identity: Immigration, Citizenship, and Solidarity

updated: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 12:01pm
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
deadline for submissions: 
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Irish identity has long been approached as anomalous. Ireland itself has been viewed as an anomalous state (Lloyd, Anomalous States). It was England’s first colony, a laboratory for empire, but at the same time contributed to the imperial project elsewhere, making it arguably semicolonial (Attridge and Howe, Semicolonial Joyce). It has been described as a first-world country with a third-world memory (Gibbons, Transformations in Irish Culture). But what defines Irishness now? After the Celtic Tiger, the 2008 banking crisis, and Brexit, how has Irish identity changed? As a result of increasing refugee crises around the world, Ireland is as much marked by immigration as emigration.

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